Walking Bear Comes Home
40th IWFF
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Showings
The Roxy Theater Screen 1Thu, Apr 20 5:00 PM
5:00 Show Sold Out 5:30 show added!
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Chuck Jonkel founded the International Wildlife Film Festival, the Great Bear Foundation, began the first study of polar bears in 1966, and continued to work for the conservation of all eight bear species until his death in 2016.

Prior to the screening, please join us for the Chuck Jonkel Memorial Unveiling reception in the Roxy Lobby, featuring poetry by Vic Charlo.

 

5:30 SHOW ADDED
 
The Roxy Theater Screen 3Thu, Apr 20 5:30 PM
5:00 Show Sold Out 5:30 show added!
Event Date Passed
 
The Roxy Theater Screen 3Thu, Apr 20 6:45 PM
5:00 Show Sold Out 5:30 show added!
Event Date Passed
 
Film Info
Series:The Life and Work of IWFF Founder Chuck Jonkel
Run Time:57min
Release Year:2017
Country:USA
Sponsored By:Rangitsch Brothers RV & Home
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Frank Tyro
Description

5:30 screening added. 5:00 show sold out.

Walking Bear Comes Home
Chuck Jonkel began the first systematic study of polar bears in the Canadian Arctic in 1966. He founded the Great Bear Foundation and the International Wildlife Film Festival and continued to work for the conservation of all eight bear species until his death in 2016.

 

Memorial Unveiling- 4 pm

Join us as we honor our founder Chuck Jonkel with a special afternoon gathering of friends, poetry by Vic Charlo and an unveiling of a permanent memorial inside the Roxy Theater followed by a premiere of the documentary CHUCK JONKEL: STANDING BEAR COMES HOME. Sponsored by Rangitsch RV.